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Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Premature babies of very low birth weight (<1,...

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Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly

-- To correctly calculate your child's body-mass index (BMI), you'll need accurate height and weight measurements. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these guidelines: Remove ...

Researchers improve efficiency of human walking

(National Science Foundation) Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoret...

Pregnant mothers influence fetal growth through genetics rather than maternal height

Transmitted genes, rather than growth limitations caused by actual differences in maternal height, are the key means by which a mother's height influences her baby's birth weight and length, according...

Walking or cycling to work could help you lose weight

Leaving your car at home could help shed pounds – according to new research. Given that car use is high, the findings strengthen the case for incentivising walking or cycling to boost population hea...

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds

FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 -- Leaving your car at home and cycling, walking or using public transit to get to work could help you lose weight, according to a new study. The research included 4,000 British pe...

After prostate cancer, start walking, experts say

Walking at an easy pace for about three hours every week may be just enough physical activity to help prostate cancer survivors reduce damaging side effects of their treatment, according to a new stud...

It feels instantaneous, but how long does it really take to think a thought?

As inquisitive beings, we are constantly questioning and quantifying the speed of various things. With a fair degree of accuracy, scientists have quantified the speed of light, the speed of sound, the...

Regulating poinsettia's height

(American Society for Horticultural Science) A study determined whether a range of plant height can be achieved using controlled water deficit, and investigated possible adverse effects of WD on ornam...

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Limb contribution to increased self-selected walking speeds during body weight support in individuals poststroke.

Individuals poststroke walk at faster self-selected speeds under some nominal level of body weight support (BWS) whereas nonimpaired individuals walk slower after adding BWS. The purpose of this study...

Assessment of the effects of body weight unloading on overground gait biomechanical parameters.

Gait rehabilitation with body weight unloading is a common method of gait rehabilitation for clinical subjects with neurological and musculoskeletal impairments. However, the efficiency of this method...

Self-selected gait speed - over ground versus self-paced treadmill walking, a solution for a paradox.

The study of gait at self-selected speed is important. Traditional gait laboratories being relatively limited in space provide insufficient path length, while treadmill (TM) walking compromises natura...

Energetics and mechanics of walking in patients with chronic low back pain and healthy matched controls.

Walking in patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP) is characterized by motor control adaptations as a protective strategy against further injury or pain. The purpose of this study was to compare th...

Walking training associated with virtual reality-based training increases walking speed of individuals with chronic stroke: systematic review with meta-analysis.

To systematically review the available evidence on the efficacy of walking training associated with virtual reality-based training in patients with stroke. The specific questions were: Is walking trai...

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